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Old 10-17-2001, 05:53 PM
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There are 2 coils, distributor caps, & rotors. Any failure on any of these can allow only 4 cylinders to run instead of 8, is this what is happening?? Of course the ignition control unit must send signal to both coils so that all 8 cylinders will run.
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